Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Barnes

Female 1694 - 1758  (63 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Barnes 
    Born 19 Dec 1694  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1758  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I002689  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Matthew Barnes,   b. 1672, Portobacco, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1745/46, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Jones,   b. 1666, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1698, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married Abt 1690  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F02004  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Courts,   b. 3 Mar 1690/91, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1747/48, William & Mary Parish, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1713  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary Anne Courts,   b. 1713, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1749, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
     2. Charity Courts,   b. 1717, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1753, Culpeper County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 37 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F01998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      BARNES, MATHEW, Charles Co. Jun, 1745; 10 Feb. 1745
      Child: GODSHALL, MATTHEW, PHILIP, HENRY, JANE HENEFORD, ELIZABETH COURTS, ANNE HARRISON, FRANCES HARRISON.
      Mentions 1/3 of tract left to his wife by her former husband, John Theobald.
      MARY wife; Henry son, exs.
      Wit: Geo. Godfrey, Geo. Harris. 24.308
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      COURTS, JOHN, Charles Co.. 16 Jan. 1747; 28 Jan. 1748
      To wife ELIZABETH COURTS, slaves Amelia, Thomas Dyut, Sarah Baell (Baelt?)f the latter two to served from their arrival Into this country five years and then to be set free.
      That son WILLIAM COURTS and John Martine to allow carpenters named James and Jack to perform work for wife.
      Son JOHN to receive slave Jemmy and Penn after wife's death or marriage; also negro woman called young Hannah dau to old negreo James and Hannah; also negro Jenny, mulato Nun's dau; negro carpenter called Sam.
      To son WILLIAM COURTS negro carpenter called Jack and Negro James Father to carpenter Jemmy; also negro woman called Hannah wife of said negro James last mentioned, also mulatto Nun as also old negro Sarah, also Chapley, negro Harry and Negro Pegg at Nanjemoy Quarters.
      To son ROBERT HENLY COURTS, negro blacksmith called Luke, negro Bobb, negro Bess and negro boy called Nero and negro man called Lilliputt.
      To dau Anne COURTS, negro Sarah, negro Ned and negro Hannah.. the said Ned's wife.
      To dau CHARITY ADAMS,. tobacco.
      To dau MARY Anne MARTINE, negro carepenter called Jemmy, negro boy at Matawoman Quarter called Ben.
      To dau ELIZABETH JONES negro Pompy; also Moll and Martine.
      To son WILLIAM COURTS, intail all my lands In William and Mary Parish, Charles Co.
      To son JOHN COURTS, land in Prince George"s Co. near Rock Creek called Clean Drinking.
      To son ROBERT HENLY COURTS, land on Matawoman Run in Prince George's County, 500 A,; also tract in Charles Co. upon Potowmack River known as "Martins Freehold."
      To son WILLIAM COURTS 1/2 the lotts at Nottingham purchased by me of Isaac Cecil for Daniel Dulany Esq, and myself in partnerships, the moyety of which lots I give to son WILLIAM.
      To friend Nathan Harris, suit of mourning of about 10 s. price per yard,
      To my bro, CHARLES COURTS use of negro called Charles.
      To Friend John Penn, Sr,, suit of mourning,
      To Joseph Woodman suit of mourning.
      To friend James Pland, 100 A., near my land and towards Edward Ford's.
      Residue to be equally divided between William Courts, John Courts, Robert Henly Courts, Anne Courts, Mary Anne Martine and Elizabeth Jones, my children.
      William Courts, John Martine and Charles Jones, exs,
      Wit: Jos, Douglass, Edward Ford, Robert Hall, 25, 228

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